Terry Pluto Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Too much Tony Parker. Too much Tim Duncan. Not enough LeBron James. The defense also rested way too soon. For the Cavaliers, it was welcome to the NBA Finals. Final score: Spurs 85, Cavaliers 76 in the opener of the best-of-seven series Thursday night at the AT&T Center. [...]
Traveling businesses set up shop, and want their stuff to turn over NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Jimmy Devine has been to the locales of more NBA championships than Michael Jordan, but he doesn’t have a clue what it takes to win one. All the 49-year-old from Tennessee knows is that hometown fans go crazy for their [...]
Young righty delivers gem, gets 7th win CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona may never go back to Buffalo. Not to pitch, not to visit, not for anything. With performances like Thursday’s and barring any physical mishaps, it’s all but certain Carmona will finish the season in the Indians’ rotation — and out of the minor leagues. [...]
CLEVELAND — Most draft experts had the Indians considering taking Beau Mills with their first-round (13th overall) draft choice Thursday if the infielder, who was projected to go within the top 10, fell that far. He did and they did. Though there was strong speculation the Indians would take a high school pitcher with their [...]
Russell Forsythe Cahill of Elyria, 80, died at the Hospice of St. Joseph in Lorain on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, following a short battle with kidney cancer. He was born February 27, 1927 in Peabody, MA to the late William and Frances Cahill. He graduated Ridgewood High School (New Jersey) in 1944, served as a [...]
Richard Alan Kaiser, 59, of Vermilion, died Friday, June 1, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain following a long illness. Born March 5, 1948 in Amherst, he had lived in Amherst, Elyria, Lorain, Kansas City and Vermilion. A graduate of Amherst Marion L. Steele High School, he earned his bachelor of arts in social [...]
Edward J. Landin, 64, of Oberlin, passed away early Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center after a four year battle with cancer, and recently suffering from a major heart attack. Mr. Landin retired from General Motors after 34 years of service. He served in the US Army, and was a 32nd Degree [...]
Margaret Nikolic, 74, of Lorain, died Thursday, June 7, 2007 in New Life Hospice Center of Saint Joseph, Lorain following a brief illness. Further arrangements will be announced by the Richard J. Reidy Funeral Home, 1783 East 31st Street, South Lorain.